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Bahrain set for Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship

Gulf Daily News 05 Dec 2022
His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has welcomed the participants to the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship, which will be held in Bahrain from tomorrow to Friday ... near City Centre Bahrain.

Qatar walks tightrope between Arab values and Western norms with World Cup gamble

Napa Valley Register 21 Nov 2022
"Qataris themselves are quite apprehensive about what's coming," said Michael Quentin Morton, an English author and historian who grew up in Qatar, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi.

Bahrain websites attacked as it holds parliamentary election

San Francisco Chronicle 12 Nov 2022
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain voted Saturday in a parliamentary and local election just hours after hackers targeted government websites in the island kingdom ... Later, Bahrain's election website could not be accessed from abroad ... Bahrain state television aired footage of people voting in the polls.

Pope Francis's visit to Bahrain melted my scepticism

The National 07 Nov 2022
Sitting in a Bahrain television news studio, I was waiting to discuss the arrival of His Holiness Pope Francis on another peace-making visit to the Middle East ... But I was thinking whether the Bahrain trip would really make a difference ... He was among friends in Bahrain, friends who happen to worship differently but who respect each other's traditions.

Saudi TV host Lojain Omran crowned Dubai Bling favorite by fans on social media

Arab News 06 Nov 2022
The banker-turned-television personality began her career in Bahrain at Visa before shifting gears to the silver screen — which is where she made her mark on the world. Following a stint of successful gigs as a host on several shows on Bahrain TV and Rotana Khalejia, Omran stood ...

Bahrain off to winning start

Gulf Daily News 04 Nov 2022
Having led 1-0 at half time, Bahrain had maintained their ascendency throughout the second half ... Bahrain had won a cliffhanger and their supporters in the stadium and those watching on television screens at home could afford to exhale again. Bahrain’s next match is against hosts Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

Bahrain a big hit as weightlifting's newest host - and now it wants 2024 World Championships

Inside The Games 15 Oct 2022
Eshaq Ebrahim Eshaq, the 31-year-old President of the Bahrain Weightlifting Federation, and his team achieved something remarkable despite having less than three months' preparation time ... Nine days of competition are scheduled and the spectacular Opening Ceremony shown live on national television in Bahrain was a first.

Escaping Bahrain: Steve Duin column

The Oregonian 25 Sep 2022
Eleven years after the documentary’s release, “Bahrain ... Yet two weeks earlier in Bahrain, an island nation in the Persian Gulf, Saudi-led Gulf States Security platoons and armored personnel carriers roared through Pearl Roundabout in the capital city of Manama, bloodying protestors who were desperate for their share of Arab Spring.

Bahrain prevents prominent Shia cleric from traveling to Iraq to commemorate Arba’een

Press TV 12 Sep 2022
As part of the Al Khalifah regime’s heavy-handed measures against members of the majority religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom, the officials did not allow the president of Bahrain’s dissolved Shia Clerical Council, Sayed Majeed al-Mishal, to depart Bahrain for Iraq ... Bahrain’s Al Khalifah regime bans Shia visits to Iraq, Syria.

Netflix: Gulf states demand removal of ‘offensive’ content

Indian Express 07 Sep 2022
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Omar and Qatar. Saudi state television airs video condemning same-sex relationships�. A Saudi state television channel on Tuesday aired an interview with a woman, identified as a “behavioral consultant,” who described Netflix as being as “official sponsor of homosexuality.”.

Gulf Arab nations ask Netflix to remove 'offensive' videos

The Joplin Globe 07 Sep 2022
They, along with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, make up the six-nation council. Saudi state television also aired a segment suggesting Netflix could be banned in the kingdom ...

Twitter suspends Press TV host Hashemi's account in another attack on freedom of speech

Press TV 13 Aug 2022
The American social media platform Twitter has suspended the account of Press TV’s host and producer Marzieh Hashemi in yet another crackdown on freedom of speech ... The websites of Iran's Arabic-language Al Alam television news network, Yemen’s al-Masirah TV channel, and Bahrain's Lualua television network were also among the targeted outlets ... ....

Senior Bahraini official sacked over Israeli ambassador snub, Palestinians voice support

Press TV 24 Jul 2022
Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifah, president of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, was sacked by order of Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah, according to Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network. The controversy arose last month, when US Ambassador to Bahrain Steven C.

Fans in Bahrain backing Jabeur to lift Wimbledon women's title

Gulf Daily News 08 Jul 2022
Tennis fans in Bahrain will be glued to their television screens from 4pm today to see Tunisian star Ons Jabeur take on Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina in a historic Wimbledon women’s final on Centre Court ... director at the Bahrain Maritime Sports Association (BMSA).

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